Profiles in "African American Studies" Expertise Area
- Joe Lockard is associate professor of English, specializing in 19th-century American literature, prison literature, and translation economies.
- Lester's specialization of African American literary and cultural studies includes US race relations; diversity, equity and inclusion; popular culture; cultural appropriation; social justice through collecting "things" and "stuff"; and the Nword.
- Myles is the author of "African American Women's Narratives of Enslavement: Beyond Borders" and co-editor of "Sapphire's Literary Breakthrough."
- At ASU, Gallab also serves as a member of the Barrett Honors faculty and on the advisory board for the Center for the Study of Religion and Conflict.
- Anderson's current research interests include the performance of gender; race, gender and sexuality in popular culture; feminist semiotics and phenomenology.
- Berkel studies health equity and the dissemination & implementation of evidence-based preventive interventions
- Calvin Schermerhorn is a historian of capitalism, slavery and African American inequality. He offers graduate and undergraduate courses and advises honors and graduate students.
- A Fulbright Scholar, Professor Ali is the founding chair of CAIS, coordinator of Arabic Studies and head of Classics and Middle East Studies at ASU.
- Ore's work examines the suasive strategies of aggrieved communities as they operate within a post-emancipation historical context.